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School Board Meeting Minutes: September 5, 2007 - Special(B)
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School Board Meeting Minutes: September 5, 2007 - Special(B)

Central Office
Sydney, N.S.
September 5, 2007



(1) CALL TO ORDER:


A Special Board meeting of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School board was called to order today beginning at 5:00 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:

Present: Darlene Morrison, Chair George MacDonald Charlie Keagan

Joan Currie Stan MacKinnon Myrtle Campbell

Fred Tilley Sandra Margettie Cathi Pierrard

Gary Fraser Lorne Green Andrew Lynk

Absent: Kevin Ruelland


Also, Present: N.E. Davis, Superintendent of Schools

B. MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services

J. Astephen, Director of Programs and Student Services

A. White, Director of Operational Services

Vic Hanham, Coordinator of Human Resources (CUPE)

Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary

(4) HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:

i. CUPE REPORT:

a. CUPE RESIGNATION(s)/RETIREMENT(s):


Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board accept with regret and thanks for years of service the following resignation(s)/retirement(s). . .


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

RESIGNATION/

RETIREMENT

EFFECTIVE DATE

40014038

Sherry Kennedy

School Clerical/Bras d′Or

resignation

Aug 27/07

40015966

Kenna Moore

School Clerical/Riverside-Marion Bridge

resignation

Aug 28/07

40016035

Dorothy Novak

LBG/Cusack/Cornwallis/Ashby

resignation

Aug 28/07



Motion carried

2007-09-01

b. CUPE REQUESTS FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE(s):


Moved by Commissioner Margettie

Seconded by Commissioner Fraser


that the Board approve the following requests for a Leave of Absence(s). . .


EMPLOYEE #

NAME OF EMPLOYEE

CLASSIFICATION/

SCHOOL

REQUEST

40015832

Eileen Bryden

Bus Driver/Transportation Department

First request for a one year leave of absence from Sept/07 until June/08

40016794

Lisa Fitzgerald

TA/Sydney River (temp placed at G. Bay elementary till the end of the year)

First request for a one year leave of absence from Sept/07 until June/08

40016971

Donnie MacInnis

TA/Harbourside Elem

First request for a one year leave of absence from Sep4/07 until June/08


Motion carried

2007-09-02

c. RESULT OF POSTING:

i. CDS#3706 - Janitor position:


Moved by Commissioner Pierrard

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell


that the Board approve the following change in status due to posting CDS#3706. . .


SENIORITY DATE

NAME OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

POSITION EMPLOYED IN

POSITION AWARDED

EFFECTIVE DATE

Apr 30/07

(40016850)

Raymond O′Keefe

Cleaner - Mountainview (position will be posted)

Janitor - Baddeck Academy(12 mth pos - 8 hrs/day)

Sept 10/07


Motion carried

2007-09-03

ii. NSTU REPORT:

a. ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Moved by Commissioner Pierrard

Seconded by Commissioner MacDonald

that Mr. Brendon Dugas be appointed as Principal, School of the Narrows effective September 6/07 . . . . .

Motion carried

2007-09-04

(4) NEW BUSINESS:

a. Commissioner Fraser - Bussing - Wished to thank Mr. White and Ms. MacMullin for their due diligence with regards to the concerns expressed in the Glace Bay area. It was noted by Mr. Davis, Superintendent of Schools that concerns were also expressed in the Rankin area which have been clarified.

b. Commissioner Morrison - Change in Education Committee Meeting - A request was made to meet on Tuesday, September rather than on Monday. Those in attendance agreed to this change.

c. Commissioner Campbell - Resolution Committee. - Noted that Commissioner Tilley has revisited his nomination on the NSSBA Resolution Committee and he now wishes to nominate Commissioner Keagan for the Committee.

Moved by Commissioner Tilley

Seconded by Commissioner Campbell

that Mr. Charlie Keagan be nominated as a representative on the NSSBA Resolution Committee. . .

Motion carried

2007-09-05

Moved by Commissioner Campbell

Seconded by Commissioner Green

that the Motion 2007-08-11 nominating Commissioner Tilley for the NSSBA Resolution Committee be rescinded. . .

Motion carried

2007-09-06

d. Commissioner Tilley - Status of Sydney Mines Jr. High - It was reported by Mr. Ambrose White that the school is presently being cleaned and will be ready to open tomorrow as schedule.

(5) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

The meeting adjourned at 5:24 p.m.

__________________________ ___________________________

DARLENE MORRISON GEORGE BOUDREAU

BOARD CHAIR BOARD SECRETARY


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